TITLE

Automotive applications of discrete event simulation

AUTHOR(S)
Rohrer, Matt; Strong, Bucky
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Jul97, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the capabilities and different manufacturing systems involved in building automobiles using discrete simulation event. Characteristics of station-level model and full body shop model; Power and free conveyor systems; Trim, chassis and final assembly systems; Engine assembly; Machining areas; Stamping.
ACCESSION #
109884

 

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